Sen. Benjamin Swift

Former Senator from Vermont, Whig

Swift, a Whig, was a senator from Vermont from 1833 to 1839.

He was previously the representative for Vermont's 4th congressional district (1829-1831); and the representative for Vermont's 4th congressional district (1827-1829; Adams).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1833 to Mar 1839, Swift missed 136 of 1,071 roll call votes, which is 12.7%. This is better than the median of 19.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1839. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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